В два часа ночи 21 августа 1968 г. советский пассажирский самолет Ан-24 запросил аварийную посадку в пражском аэропорту Рузине. Диспетчеры дали добро, самолет…

Occupied Prague, Soviet invasion in Czechoslovakia, 1968

Hořící barikáda před Československým rozhlasem na Vinohradské  Vysílání Československého rozhlasu 21. srpna 1968 - noc a ráno

Hořící barikáda před Československým rozhlasem na Vinohradské Vysílání Československého rozhlasu 21. srpna 1968 - noc a ráno

"We don't want Protectorate 1939=1968!" August 21, 1968. Brno, Czechoslovakia.  For a minute, I thought this was Ukraine, 2014.

"We don't want Protectorate August Brno, Czechoslovakia. For a minute, I thought this was Ukraine,

Srpen 1968. Někde se lidé pokusili o odpor, stavěli zátarasy. Proti tankům…

Citizens of Prague block a tank trying to end the “Prague Spring,” August Photo by Bohumil Dobrovolsky.

Prague Spring in 1968

Prague Spring in 1968

August 21, Prague Spring, Cold War

Praha 1968

Soviet troops and most of their Warsaw Pact allies invaded Czechoslovakia on August to halt political liberalization in the country called the Prague Spring.

Wenceslas Square in Prague after self-immolation of Jan Palach,69’ by Z.Tmej

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Wenceslas Square in Prague after self-immolation of Jan by Z.

The day of Jan Palach’s funeral in Bratislava

The day of Jan Palach’s funeral in Bratislava

Bulgarian soldiers camped near Prague in September 1968 during Operation Danube - the Warsaw Pact's invasion and occupation of Czechoslovakia to suppress the 'Prague Spring' revolution.

Bulgarian soldiers camped near Prague in September 1968 during Operation Danube - the Warsaw Pact's invasion and occupation of Czechoslovakia to suppress the 'Prague Spring' revolution.

Palach's grieving mother, Libuse Palachova, is supported by her son Jiri during Jan's funeral in Prague.

Palach& grieving mother, Libuse Palachova, is supported by her son Jiri during Jan& funeral in Prague.

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